France's Calais port blocked again in ferry dispute

July 31, 2015 1:20 PM

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LILLE, France, July 31 Protesting ferry-workers blocked road access to the northern French port of Calais with burning tyres on Friday, police said.

The workers have in recent weeks intermittently blocked the port and sometimes the Channel Tunnel in a protest over job cuts after tunnel operator Eurotunnel agreed to sell its MyFerryLink ferry unit to Danish-owned DFDS.

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